Rossel Islander, Bou in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Rossel Islander only in Papua New Guinea
Population
6,700
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Rossel Islander
People Name in Country Rossel Islander, Bou
Population in Papua New Guinea 6,700
World Population 6,700
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Bou
People ID 14578
ROP3 Code 108418
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Milne Bay province: Misima district, Rossel island at Calvados chain east end; Alotau and Port Moresby.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Milne Bay province: Misima district, Rossel island at Calvados chain east end; Alotau and Port Moresby..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Yele (6,700 speakers)
Language Code yle   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Yele
Primary Language Yele (6,700 speakers)
Language Code yle   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Yele

Primary Language:  Yele

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1982-2002)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1987-1997)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Text Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Scripture MP3 files - download
Text / Printed Matter Bible: The New Testament in the Rossel Language, also called
Text / Printed Matter Scripture text - download
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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